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Michael Shawn  Murphy

Michael Shawn Murphy
  • February 13, 1960 - October 22, 2020
  • North Charleston, South Carolina
  • SC Special Olympics - Dorchester Dragons
    109 Oak Park Drive
    Irmo, SC 29063

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“So sorry to hear of Mike's passing. Condolences to the family...J I remember being stationed together in the 374APS, Clark AB, Philippines (1982...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Mark Chabotte - Vacaville, CA

“So sorry to hear of Mike's passing. I remember him fondly while working together at our first duty assignment, 374 APS, Clark AB, Republic of the...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Mark Chabotte - Vacaville, CA

“May you Rest In Peace Mike! I'll always remember you from my time in 437 APS. Was there in APS from Feb 1989-Oct 2008. Was an honor serving with...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Jeremy Olive - Summerville, SC

“As I write this, family and friends are gathered to remember Mike. Although not physically in attendance, I want Maria, the Murphy family, and...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: TJ Trimeloni - Summerville, SC

“RIP BROTHER. ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: Ed McCormick - Owensboro, KY

“Was an honor to Know this amazing man and the countless memories we will forever cherish ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: Heaven Porter - New berlin, NY

“My prayers go out to the Murphy family. My cousin Mike was good man, strong and upbeat. I have been able to get to know him all over again the past...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Laurie Lake - GA - Family

“Mike, I remember when we were young and visiting grandma Foye. We were playing around the willow tree with Chuck, my sister's and yours when bees...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Laurie Lake - Family

“Mike, I remember when we were young and visiting grandma Foye. We were playing around the willow tree with Chuck, my sister's and yours when bees...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Laurie Lake - Family

“Mike, I remember when we were young and visiting grandma Foye. We were playing around the willow tree with Chuck, my sister's and yours when bees...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Laurie Lake - Family

“Rest in peace my friend. Mike and I met in 2008 with the inaugural Dorchester Dragons Special Olympics Golf Team. Mike quickly became a friend and...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: TJ Trimeloni - Friend

“It was my honor to call Mike a friend. He lived a life of Duty, Honor and Grace. Duty to our Country through his military service, Duty to his...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Craig Cerny - Tampa, FL - Friend

“We met you both at a healing clinic, we all knew we where there for healing.. Healing looks different for us all..You both were always happy and...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Shar Shar - SC - Friend

The Girls BFFs “To Maria and The Murphy Family,As you know Murf was one of a kind. He will be remembered as a fun loving guy with a huge heart. We shared many years...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Monette Dearing - Summerville, SC


Air Force

Michael Shawn Murphy, USAF (Ret.), 60, of North Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Maria Michele Mitchell Murphy entered into eternal rest Thursday, October 22, 2020. Due to the health and safety of all during this time of the pandemic, his Funeral Services with military honors will be private, by family invitation at the J. Henry Stuhr Inc., Northwoods Chapel.Interment will be held at Beaufort National Cemetery at a later date.

To view the funeral service please visit the following: https://www.tributeslides.com/tributes/show/FWP6HS8CT5WDTDK7

Michael was born February 13, 1960 in Cleveland, Ohio, son of George Murphy and the late Evelyn Foye Murphy. He honorably served his country in the United States Air Force for 20 years. After serving his country, Michael worked for the Civil Service as a computer technician until his 2nd retirement. He loved playing golf, boating, fishing and dancing. Michael was involved in Dorchester Dragons Special Olympic, Summerville Miracle League and Charleston Miracle League.

He is survived by his wife of 7 years, Maria; one brother, Charles Murphy of OH; two sisters, Colleen Murphy and Debbie Marotta (Gary) of OH; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother Evelyn and his beloved daughter, Maryjane Murphy.

Memorials may be made in his and Maryjane's names to SC Special Olympics - Dorchester Dragons, 109 Oak Park Drive, Irmo, SC, 29063.